Cervical Vertebrae Synostosis & Its Clinical Significance

  • Dr. Bindu Singh Assistant Professor, Department Of Anatomy, BRD Medical college,Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Dr.Prateek Gautam Lecturer, BRD Medical college,Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Dr.Shalini Gupta BRD Medical college,Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Keywords: Body, extra foramina, Facets, Fused cervical vertebrae


Normal typical cervical vertebrae i.e. 3rd to 6th are characterized by the presence of small body, triangular spinal canal, foramina transversarium, superior articular facet directed backwards & upward, inferior articular facet directed forward & downwards and a short bifid spine. Abnormalities in any of the features may be associated with neurological signs and symptoms. During the routine osteology classes we found two abnormally fused typical cervical vertebrae in the Department of anatomy, BRD medical college, Gorakhpur. These abnormality may lead to significant sign and symptoms thus this case is being studied.


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Dr. Bindu Singh, Dr.Prateek Gautam, & Dr.Shalini Gupta. (2014). Cervical Vertebrae Synostosis & Its Clinical Significance. Biomedical Review: Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Sciences (JBAMS), 1(2), 48-51. Retrieved from https://biomedical.medresearch.in/index.php/jbams/article/view/8
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